Silly me. I spent the early morning searching through press releases and restaurant web sites for places that are open on Christmas day. Turns out Portland Monthly's Eat Beat has already compiled a list.
If mom and dad are coming to town and treating, you might try to get a reservation at the Heathman or Urban Farmer. Or better yet, head out to Ocean City for dim sum.
But what about all the losers that no one wants to have a meal with? (I'm looking at you, Blogtown) Anyone know of any sad little dive bars that'll be open on Christmas? Can we get a list going?